Dignity Health

  • Director of Environmental Services

    Job ID
    2018-65104
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Environmental Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    California Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    LOS ANGELES
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women's Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:
     
    Manages the daily operations of the Environmental Services department with responsibility for the sanitation, infection control, patient satisfaction, quality and financial results of the department. Responsible for the leadership of the service and quality standards to include patient satisfaction.
     
    Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
    • Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost efficiency. Assigns staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations. Recruits, hires and releases staff. Prepares the budget and assists in the development of short -term and long-term financial and operational plans for the department.
    • Maintains communication with patient, staff, and customers regarding the level of services they receive from Environmental Services staff. Maintains continuous improvement in patient satisfaction Conducts rounding with patients and staff. Maintain log of of patient and staff feedback is considered in continuous improvement.
    • Surveys regularly all departmental procedures for adherence to sanitation, infection control, regulatory compliance, safety and patient confidentiality standards. Provides an ongoing effective in-service program for all employees of the Environmental Service Department
    • Assists with reviewing and maintaining all vendors contracts, monitors the contracts in use and effectively utilities vendors to achieve the best possible cost.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience: 
    • Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience.
    • Minimum of three (3) years experience in related field, with at least two (2) years leadership experience.

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